In Washington, protesters drove from monument to Jackson


The crowd tried to demolish the monument to the seventh President of the United States.

In Washington, police used pepper gas to disperse the crowd, trying to carry a statue of seventh US President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

Commented on the unrest, President of the United States Donald trump.

“A large number of people detained over the shameful act of vandalism on Lafayette square in relation to the magnificent monument of Andrew Jackson and the damage of the facade of the Church of St. John, on the contrary. 10 years in prison according to the law on the preservation of memorials to veterans. Beware!”, — trump wrote on Twitter.

The monument threw the ropes and began to rock. The police managed to push the protesters.